Reply to post: Re: That table actually tells us why Turnbull is right

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Steven Roper

Re: That table actually tells us why Turnbull is right

"Do you think that 2 wind farms that are 100Km apart would switch off within 0.05 of a second of each other because they independently judged the wind speed too strong?"

Your analysis is certainly a possibility.

But there is also this one: I was monitoring the weather on the Himawari-8 satellite feed before the power went down. That storm front was huge: easily two thousand kilometres long, north to south. So it's also feasible that the wind farm shutdowns were directed from a central C&C in advance of the predicted high winds along that entire frontage.

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